Definition of Midafternoon

1. Noun. The middle part of the afternoon.

Generic synonyms: Day, Daylight, Daytime
Group relationships: Afternoon



Definition of Midafternoon

1. Noun. The middle of the afternoon, normally between 2:00pm and 4:00pm. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Midafternoon

mid-thirties
mid-twenties
mid-twentieth
mid-water
mid off
mid on
mid season
mid season form
mid season forms
mid seasons
mid seral species
mid seral treatment
mid youth
mida
midadolescent
midafternoon (current term)
midafternoons
midair
midairs
midaltitude
midargument
midarm
midas
midas's ear
midaxillary line
midazolam
midazolam hydrochloride
midbite
midblastula

Literary usage of Midafternoon

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"... and midafternoon, they sometimes continued into the night, when the passage was marked by the rustling, whistling roar of wings audible for some minutes ..."

2. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1914)
"The usual summer temperature in Los Angeles, for the months of July, August and September, will average about 85 during midafternoon, going down to 55 or 60 ..."

3. Report of the Congressional Committees Investigating the Iran/Contra Affair by Lee H. Hamilton, Daniel K. Inouye (1995)
"54 It was midafternoon anyway and the NSC staff needed time to prepare their documents for review.55 After the McFarlane interview, ..."

4. The Best Short Stories of ... and the Yearbook of the American Short Story edited by Edward Joseph Harrington O'Brien (1922)
"... or take his rest in the cloaking, kindly void and nothingness of the midnight. Before the dusk of evening came, in midafternoon sometimes, of stormy and ..."

5. Where No Man Has Gone Before: A History of Apollo Lunar Exploration Missions by William D. Compton (1996)
"Launch day was bright and warm; the temperature was in the mid-80s at midafternoon. All looked well for the last Apollo mission until 30 seconds before ..."

6. The Role of Federal Military Forces in Domestic Disorders, 1789-1878 by Robert W. Coakley (1996)
"By midafternoon a crowd of about a hundred blacks had congregated on South Street, many of them drunk and disorderly. The police came and arrested two of ..."

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